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CodeNEXT: Make a Difference – Make a Comment

Please help protect neighborhood character, impact affordability, and simplify code by letting your voice be heard. We’re calling upon ULI members to comment on CodeNEXT by the June 7th deadline. All comments are sent to the Planning Commission, Zoning and Platting Commission, and the city council for consideration on what needs to be changed or improved before it’s adopted. Instructions For Commenting on the CodeNEXT Land Development Code: Go to the CodeNEXT draft link https://codenext.civicomment.org/ Click “Register” at the top right of the page if you are creating a new … Read More

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Member Profile – Carey Gunn Venditti

Carey Gunn Venditti  ULI Austin District Council Chair Elect Partner DLA Piper   ULI Austin is pleased to present our member profile on Carey Gunn Venditti of DLA Piper.  Carey focuses her practice on real estate finance, development and investments, acquisition, disposition, leasing and public-private partnerships. She represents local, regional and national investors, developers and owners of commercial, mixed-use, multifamily, office, retail, planned community and condominium projects.  Carey is also the District Chair Elect beginning in July 2018.  She will spend the next year working with current Chair, Edjuan Bailey … Read More

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May Breakfast Recap: Economic Impact of Arts & Culture on Austin Real Estate

May 24, 2017 ULI Austin May Breakfast Recap: Economic Impact of Arts & Culture on Austin Real Estate Platinum Underwriter:      Moderator: Larry Speck, Senior Principal at Page/ and former Dean of the School of Architecture at UT  Panelists: LuLu Flores, Chair of the Austin Arts Commission Shea Little, Artist and Executive Director, Big Medium Cassie King, Director of Design & Innovation, Trademark Property Company   Key Takeaways: Art in public places can establish an anchor for people to meet or take pictures, helping to market the property or development. It’s important to have … Read More

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2017 Texas Forum

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ULI San Antonio is excited to welcome Urban Land Institute members from across Texas to share our newest development projects, as well as what’s coming next as San Antonio prepares to celebrate its Tricentennial in 2018. From Pearl to Southtown, La Cantera to Hemisfair, this 2-day event will be packed with multiple project tours, engaging speakers, and terrific networking opportunities. The newly restored St. Anthony Hotel, San Antonio’s historic grand hotel located in the heart of downtown across from Travis Park, will be our host hotel. This event has limited … Read More

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PinPoint Commercial wins 2nd Annual Shark Tank

ULI Austin held its 2nd Annual Developer Shark Tank on April 26, 2017.  Tailored after the popular TV show and similar events produced at ULI’s national Fall Meetings, this year’s program featured two local real estate developers who went head-to-head to vet their proposals to a panel of “Sharks”- expert investors bringing decades of experience to the tank. The program strives to give the audience a behind-closed-doors look at an investment committee review process, as well as feedback to the competing developers to help them fine-tune their proposals for real life presentations. The investment opportunity most favored … Read More

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ULI Members Publish Recommendations on CodeNEXT

Over the past 5 months ULI Austin has hosted a series of roundtable discussions to examine CodeNEXT and take a deep dive into specific areas of the code where ULI can have the most impact. Five member-led work groups produced recommendations that are being shared with City leaders and the consultants who are advising CodeNEXT. <View the Position Papers>

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Welcome New Members (Jan-Mar 2017)

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the following new members who have joined ULI since the start of 2017. Rae Atkinson, RCLCO, Associate Luke Barney, Oracle, Field Sales Nadia Battle, American Constructors, Inc., Business Development Coordinator Bradley Bechtol, Primary Form LLC, Owner Brady Beckham, ESE Partners, Business Development Manager Lindsay Brunkenhoefer Julio Carrillo, Davies Collaborative, Associate Christopher Carson, Rand* Construction, Senior Estimator Ben Carter, HOAR Construction, LLC, Project Engineer Raymond Castillo, AECOM, Business Development Enrique Claverie, Oden Hughes, Development Associate Brad Compere, Capstone Title, CEO/President Matthew Dausch, Rand* … Read More

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2017 Annual Report Available

The 2017 Annual Report is available online and in print.  See what our members have been up to!    Past reports are available at http://austin.uli.org/about-us/

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Call for Proposals: Developer Shark Tank

ULI Austin is currently inviting proposals for it’s second annual Developer Shark Tank event. Tailored after the popular TV show and similar events produced at ULI’s national Fall Meetings, this program will bring together Austin area real estate entrepreneurs who will vet their proposals to a panel of “sharks”- expert investors bringing decades of experience to the tank. The program will strive to give the audience a behind-closed-doors look at an investment committee review process, and to offer the entrepreneurs real feedback they can use to fine-tune their proposals for real life presentations. The panel of Sharks will critique … Read More

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Apply Now! 2017 Awards Nominations Being Accepted

ULI Austin’s annual Impact Awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate projects and people throughout Greater Austin that exemplify ULI’s mission: to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. The 2017 Awards will be celebrated mid-January 2017 (date & location TBD).  A single, honorary Vision Award will be presented to an individual whose life exemplifies ULI’s mission and who, in addition to a lifetime commitment to real estate, has given back to the Austin community through demonstrated civic, charitable and philanthropic endeavors. Additionally, three competitive … Read More

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